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DeBarge's Story Is Really Depressing

If you grew up during the 1980s, congratulations, you're almost old. And as an almost-fogey you probably have memories of the musically gifted DeBarge siblings warehoused in the cobwebs of your brain. The Debarges' musical legacy started with brothers Tommy and Bobby, who formed a funk group called Switch. Then came the tremendously popular music group DeBarge, which originally consisted of siblings El, Bunny, Marty, and Randy, and was later joined by brothers James and Bobby. An eighth DeBarge,

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DeBarge's Story Is Really Depressing

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    DeBarge's Tragic Real-Life Story - Grunge

    DeBarge's Tragic Real-Life Story - Grunge

    If you grew up during the 1980s, congratulations, you're almost old. And as an almost-fogey you probably have memories of the musically gifted DeBarge siblings warehoused in the cobwebs of your brain. The Debarges' musical legacy started with brothers Tommy and Bobby, who formed a funk group called Switch. Then came the tremendously popular music group DeBarge, which originally consisted of siblings El, Bunny, Marty, and Randy, and was later joined by brothers James and Bobby. An eighth DeBarge, Chico, made waves as a solo act but was considered a part of the larger DeBarge constellation.

    The Tragic Real-Life Stories Of Motown Stars - Grunge

    The Tragic Real-Life Stories Of Motown Stars - Grunge

    There's no business like show business, and there's no sound like Motown's. Renowned for producing "glorious melodies and killer hooks," Motown is the birthplace of quite a few iconic music careers. If Michael Jackson ever thrilled you, if the Supremes keep you hanging on, or if you love listening to Lionel Richie all night long, you have Motown to thank. Founded in 1959 in Detroit and later merged with Universal, the legendary record label was started with an $800 loan taken from the family savings of founder Berry Gordy. A Motor City native, Gordy previously worked in a car plant and applied an "assembly line" mentality to creating quality music.

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